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3DMark Fire Strike Physics Score

Core i3-7100 6530 points
FX-8120 5400 points
Difference: 1130 (21%)

Specification Charts

Combined Speed (all threads combined)

FX-8120 24.8 GT/s
Core i3-7100 15.6 GT/s
Difference: 9.2 (59%)

Core Speed

Core i3-7100 3.9 GHz
FX-8120 3.1 GHz
Difference: 0.8 (26%)

Threads

FX-8120 8
Core i3-7100 4
Difference: 4 (100%)

TDP

FX-8120 125 Watts
Core i3-7100 51 Watts
Difference: 74 (145%)

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Core i3-7100

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Model Core i3-7100 FX-8120
Manufacturer Intel AMD
Architecture Kaby Lake-S (14 nm) Bulldozer-Zambezi
Core Speed 3.9 GHz 3.1 GHz
Hyperthreading Yes No
Cores / Modules 2 8/4
Total Threads 4 8
Turbo 3.4
L2 Cache 2 x 256 KB 4 x 2 MB
L3 Cache 3 MB 8 MB
GPU Model HD Graphics 630
TDP 51 Watts 125 Watts
Socket LGA 1151 AM3+
Released January 2017 2011-10-12
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Core i3-7100

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FX-8120

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